The International Union of Non-Governmental Organizations "Eurasian Peoples' Assembly" and the European Azerbaijan Congress signed a cooperation agreement on February 11 within the meeting of the General Council of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly.
The agreement was signed online by the Secretary General of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly Andrey Belyaninov and the President of the Congress of European Azerbaijanis Sahil Gasimov.
The President of the European Azerbaijan Congress addressed the meeting from the headquarters of the organization in Belgium. He said that today it includes participants from more than 130 countries of the world. The European Azerbaijan Congress has actually been functioning since 2004, the organization turns 18 this year.
Sahil Gasimov expressed confidence that the cooperation between one of the oldest non-state national public associations and the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly will be successful and will give new incentives for mutual development.
The objectives of the cooperation agreement between the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly and the European Azerbaijan Congress are to expand and strengthen international business cooperation, as well as to exchange experience and information in the following areas: tourism, commercial and industrial environment, exports, imports, finance, financial instruments, investments, innovations, government and public mechanisms to support entrepreneurs, measures to stimulate investment activity in Eurasian countries.
The European Azerbaijan Congress
The founding conference of the European Azerbaijan Congress of (EAC) was held on April 17, 2004 in Berlin. The conference was attended by representatives of the Azerbaijani communities and diasporas of Ukraine, the Russian Federation, Belarus, Sweden, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Belgium, Austria, Holland, France, Spain, Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Germany, leaders of Azerbaijani societies operating in the USA, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, head of the socio-political department of the Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan Ali Hasanov, delegation of the State Committee for Work with Azerbaijanis Living in Foreign Countries, headed by Chairman of the Committee Nazim Ibrahimov, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Germany Huseinaga Sadigov . After the approval of the European Azerbaijan Congress the leaders of more than 50 communities and associations signed a protocol of official consent. Website - http://www.aak-org.eu.
The Eurasian Peoples' Assembly
The Eurasian Peoples' Assembly is an international non-governmental organization aimed at forming a social integration model in the name of establishing peace and harmony through the development of multilateral cooperation and public (people's) diplomacy in the Eurasian space. The Assembly brings together representatives of more than 53 countries. The organization has concluded about 140 partnership agreements in the field of culture, entrepreneurship, development of integration ties between the peoples of Eurasia and public diplomacy. Website – http://eurasia-assembly.org